Original Aalto Patch “MM Micro Drones 2” Using a Pen on Surface Pro 4

Check out this video of an experiment using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for real-time patching and synthesis with a pen. In this video I'm tweaking an original patch called "MM Micro Drones 2" using the wonderful Aalto synthesizer by Medrona labs. https://youtu.be/yN9uPADQuqE I'm just getting going with Surface Pro 4 as my daily computer - … Continue reading Original Aalto Patch “MM Micro Drones 2” Using a Pen on Surface Pro 4

Madrona Labs Aalto 1.5 is Now available

   One of my favorite instruments Aalto has just been updated. Aalto is a “semi-modular software synthesizer with an innovative, patchable UI, distinctive sounds, and a charming personality.” Here is the news from Madrona Labs… Hi all! This winter has seen a flurry of programming here at the labs. Aside from finishing up our new … Continue reading Madrona Labs Aalto 1.5 is Now available

Sound Design Experiment with Aalto and AudioCubes

Watch embedded vide in HD I decided to combine the fluid tangible spatial control of Percussa AudioCubes with the some droning patches I made from INIT with Madrona Labs wonderful Aalto synth. Aalto has an awesome gate feature which allows you to create interesting drones leaving your hands free to modulate the hell out of … Continue reading Sound Design Experiment with Aalto and AudioCubes

Thumbs Up for Madrona Labs AALTO Software Synthesizer

  Peter Kirn over at Create Digital Music did a post on a new synth by Madrona Labs last month. Even though I wasn’t in the market for a new synth right now I ended up buying Aalto within an hour or so of downloading the demo so I wanted to pass this along and … Continue reading Thumbs Up for Madrona Labs AALTO Software Synthesizer